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Why Pregnancy Makes You Forgetful… but Helps Your Baby

Baby brain, pregnancy brain, momnesia—the fogginess that can appear during pregnancy goes by many names, but memory loss is only one of the changes that occurs while the brain prepares for an upcoming baby.

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Sources:
https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.4458
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23052608
http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/12092020
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pregnancy-causes-lasting-changes-in-a-womans-brain/
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